They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning,
We will remember them.


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Details for Ivy Merle Britton

Warrant Number:23782
Forenames:Ivy Merle
Gender: Female
Age Group:Adult
Type:Ash Burial
Date of Birth: Unknown
Date of Death: 29 May 1989 (Monday)
Date of Burial:Unknown
Cemetery: Taruheru
Block: 11
Plot #: 26
Map Location:View on Map
Inscription:PITCHER - GEORGE ROBERT, 26 October 1863 - 19 June 1938; ROSINA (BONIFACE), 21 August 1881 - 21 May 1960; beloved parents of (1) Laura Louisa, (2) Elizabeth Annie, (3) William Thomas, (4) Sarah Anne, (5) George Robert, (6) Myrtle Evelyn, (7) IVY MERLE (Mrs I M BRITTON) 8 October 1914 - 29 May 1989 - a beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, (8) Francis Allen, (9) Frederick Stephen, (10 & 11) Rose & Lilian (twins).

In memory of MURIEL M BRITTON, 11 November 1936 - 14 August 1990; also MATTHEW L BRITTON, 4 July 1960 - 9 March 1993. Life is not forever, but love is.

In loving memory of AIMEE GOLDA CLAIR BRITTON 1.4.1973 - 29.10.1999 and faithful companion JOCK

Picture of Taruheru cemetery, block 11, plot 26.

The following interments are also in this plot

SurnameForenamesTypeAge GroupAgeDate of DeathDate of Burial
BrittonAimee Golda ClaireAsh BurialAdult2629/10/1999Unknown
BrittonMuriel MAsh BurialAdult5314/08/1990Unknown
PitcherGeo RobertBurialAdult74Unknown22/06/1938
BrittonMathew LennardAsh BurialAdult32Unknown12/03/1993
FanningMichael NevilleAsh BurialAdult6727/02/202025/06/2022